Schenectady has a general population of 61,821 and an overall student population of 7,941. Approximately 5,191 of Schenectady's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Schenectady County Community College is the largest music school in Schenectady, based on student population. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Schenectady County Community College with credentials in music.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in music in Schenectady in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Schenectady, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,402.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Schenectady.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Schenectady, your job prospects are not very good. There were 16,670 musicians working in New York and 210 working in the greater Schenectady area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 3% in Schenectady. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.